Hydroelectricity: The Versatile Renewable

Blankinship, Steve
June 2009
Power Engineering;Jun2009, Vol. 113 Issue 6, p32
Trade Publication
The article focuses on hydropower and its role as an indigenous, renewable energy source. According to the article, there are more than 70 initiatives that aim to increase U.S. hydroelectric capacity by at least 11,000 megawatts (MW) over the next decade. It mentions the renewed interest in U.S. hydro pumped storage including the approval of 21 preliminary permits by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) for pumped-storage projects.


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